|The Sensation Seekers - Lois Weber|
A rarity. Surviving extant fragments of the 1926 production based on Ernest Pascal's story "Egypt". Roughly 1/3 of the film missing. Most of the beginning middle and end of the film are present. All of the material is pieced together in the correct chronological order it appeared in the film.This is the final feature directed by Lois Weber. This film stars the legendary silent screen siren Billie Dove.
Keywords: silent; universal pictures; silent film; billie dove; lois weber; ernest pascal; egypt
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|The Ghoul - T Hayes Hunter|
The Ghoul is a 1933 British Horror film starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger and Ralph Richardson, whose debut film this was. The plot centres around a Professor (Karloff) who is to be buried with an Egyptian jewel in order to attain eternal life. When the jewel is stolen by his servant, the professor rises from the dead to reclaim it. The film, based on the play and novel by Dr...
Keywords: Horror; Egypt; Mummy; Boris Karloff; Cedric Hardwicke; Ralph Richardson; Lost Film
Downloads: 127,770 (12 reviews)
|Cleopatra - Helen Gardner|
Cleopatra is a silent film created in 1912 by Helen Gardner and the Helen Gardner Picture Players. The film, in which Gardner stars in the title role, was based on a play written by Victorien Sardou. In a series of elaborately staged tableaux, it depicts Cleopatra (Gardner) and her love affairs, first with handsome fisherman-slave Pharon, then with Marc Antony. The film features lavish sets and costumes and at just over an hour, it was considered fairly lengthy.
Keywords: Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Mar Antony; Helen Gardner; Charles Gaskill; Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome; Silent; Silent film
Downloads: 8,130 (3 reviews)